Shehu Sani speaks on ‘killing of 30 soldiers in Borno’

Shehu Sani speaks on ‘killing of 30 soldiers in Borno’

Senator representing Kaduna central district in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani has reacted to the alleged killing of 30 personnel of the Nigerian Army at Zari village in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State on Friday. Report had claimed that scores of jihadists in trucks stormed the base at Zari village, in northern Borno State late Thursday and briefly seized it after a fierce battle in which 30 soldiers were killed. However, Brig.-Gen. Texas…

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Fayemi lists Ekiti properties Fayose is ‘planning to sell’

Fayemi lists Ekiti properties Fayose is ‘planning to sell’

The Governor-Elect of Ekiti State, He stated that Fayose was engaging in shady arrangements for his personals gains and to the detriment of the people. Fayemi spoke in a statement issued on Monday by his spokesman, Yinka Oyebode. The former minister sounded warning to prospective buyers not to go into any business with the current administration. Fayemi listed some of the properties allegedly put up for sale as: “A large expanse of land between Ondo…

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Buhari healthier than 80 percent of Nigerians – Ngige

Buhari healthier than 80 percent of Nigerians – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari is healthier than 80 percent of Nigerians. He also said that contrary to the believe that Buhari was too old for leadership, he was actually at the best age to offer mature leadership. Ngige, who spoke with journalists in Awka, Anambra State said older people make better leaders. He added that when Malaysia was in trouble politically and economically, it…

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Why world leaders are coming to Nigeria under Buhari govt – Lai Mohammed

Why world leaders are coming to Nigeria under Buhari govt – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said Nigeria was getting global attention under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration due to the President’s incorruptible leadership. Featuring on a Nigeria Television Authority programme, “Stepping Up” on Sunday, Mohammed said, “What we have witnessed recently have shown beyond doubt that Nigeria is today an investors’ destination. “Last week we received British Prime Minister, Theresa May. During the visit, several bilateral agreements were signed. “Friday of same…

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Goodluck Jonathan mulls returning to classroom

Goodluck Jonathan mulls returning to classroom

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed his readiness to return to the classroom if offered such opportunity, especially at the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt. Jonathan disclosed this yesterday while speaking at the 35th and 36th combined convocation ceremony of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt where he was conferred with “Icon of Democracy” award. The former president, who left office in 2015, expressed gratitude to the institution for the honour…

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Dele Momodu blasts Buhari’s supporters, says Jonathan’s loyalists smarter

Dele Momodu blasts Buhari’s supporters, says Jonathan’s loyalists smarter

Ovation Publisher, Dele Momodu, has criticized supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari. He claimed that those who defended former president Goodluck Jonathan, were smarter. Writing on his verified Twitter page, Momodu said that “everybody is a thief except them”. He tweeted: “The GEJ guys who used to attack us for supporting BUHARI were smarter; they used to argue with number of projects started or completed before abusing us, but these ones are so empty. “Everybody is…

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Enugu Airport: South-East Governors knock FG

Enugu Airport: South-East Governors knock FG

South-East Governors, Sunday, told the Federal Government that the sorry state of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu was putting lives in danger. They spoke during a meeting of the Forum held at the Enugu Government House. Chairman of the Forum and Ebonyi Governor, David Umahi, read a communique issued after the meeting. Governors of Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Okezie Ikpeazu of Enugu and Abia, respectively, were present at the meeting. In the communique read by…

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Southern, Middle Belt leaders speak on plan to reinstate sacked DSS DG, Daura

Southern, Middle Belt leaders speak on plan to reinstate sacked DSS DG, Daura

Southern and Middle-Belt Leaders’ Forum has warned against a plot by some Presidency officials allegedly led by Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, to remove Acting Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Matthew Seyeifa from office. The forum spoke on Sunday in a statement co-signed by its spokespersons, Yinka Odumakin (South-West), Senator Bassey Henshaw (South-South), Prof. Chigozie Ogbu (South-East) and Dr Isuwa Dogo (Middle Belt). The group stated that it would…

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Police speaks on IGP‘s ‘disobedience’ to court order

Police speaks on IGP‘s ‘disobedience’ to court order

The Nigeria Police Force said it complied with an Akure High Court order to release two suspects, Adefemi Mafimisebi and Prince Wemimo Mafimisebi over murder case. The reaction followed allegation that that Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, faces contempt of court for disobeying the court order to release the suspects. A statement by the Force Spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, said that there was no time the Force disobeyed the court order. “Inspector-General of…

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APC fires back at PDP over Buhari’s comment on Nigerians migrating to Europe

APC fires back at PDP over Buhari’s comment on Nigerians migrating to Europe

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is committed to mitigating the migration crisis Nigerians are facing, particularly in Libya and in the Mediterranean Sea. The party stated this in a statement issued by Yekini Nabena, its National Publicity Secretary, in reaction to comments made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the issue. He condemned attempts by the PDP to politicise Buhari’s statement on illegal migration and trafficking…

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